Ham Radio Equipment from the 1980s

The timeline selects and sorts rigs according to manufacturing dates. Find rigs of your favorite era, or your year of birth. Rigs with uncertain manufacturing dates (like "19xx") are excluded from these pages.

 FRG-965 FRG-965
VHF/UHF Scanner / receiver
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RX
AM   FM   W-FM   SSB  
60-905 MHz
TX
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 FT-70 FT-70
Mobile Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW   USB   LSB  
0.5-30 MHz
TX
AM   CW   USB   LSB  
2-30 MHz
 FT-77 FT-77
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
FM   CW   SSB  
10-80 m + WARC
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
10-80 m + WARC
 FT-80C FT-80C
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
1.5-30 MHz, except 7.6-9 and 23.527 ±50 kHz
TX
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
1.5-30 MHz, except 7.6-9 and 23.527 ±50 kHz
 FT-104 FT-104
Handheld UHF Transceiver
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RX
FM  
1260-1300 MHz
TX
FM  
1260-1300 MHz
 FT-203R FT-203R
Handheld VHF Transceiver
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RX
FM  
144-146 MHz (Europe and Asia) 144-148 MHz (USA)
TX
FM  
144-146 MHz (Europe and Asia) 144-148 MHz (USA)
 FT-311RM FT-311RM
Mobile 220 MHz Transceiver
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RX
FM  
220 MHz
TX
FM  
220 MHz
 FT-411MKII FT-411MKII
Handheld VHF Transceiver
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RX
FM  
140-174 MHz
TX
FM  
144-146 MHz (Europe) 144-148 MHz (USA)
 FT-707 FT-707
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
10-80 m + WARC
TX
AM   CW   SSB  
10-80 m + WARC
FT-709R
UHF Transceiver
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RX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe and Asia)
TX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe and Asia)
FT-770RH
Desktop UHF Transceiver
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RX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe & Asia)
TX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe & Asia)
FT-790R
Mobile UHF Transceiver
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RX
FM   CW   SSB  
430-440 MHz
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
430-440 MHz
 FT-980 FT-980
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   FM   CW   SSB  
10-160 m + WARC
TX
AM   FM   CW   SSB  
10-160 m + WARC
 FT-2311R FT-2311R
Mobile 23cm Transceiver
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RX
FM  
1260-1300 MHz (A version) 1258-1300 MHz (B version, Europe)
TX
FM  
1260-1300 MHz (A version) 1258-1300 MHz (B version, Europe)
 Contact 24 Contact 24
Mobile Transceiver
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RX
AM  
26.965-27.255 MHz
TX
AM  
26.965-27.255 MHz
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